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PALO ALTO ISSUES

UA761 buzzes Paol Alto every day

Last week I flew into SFO for the first time this year. I occupied a window seat on right side of UA761 from ORD. I was...

Original post made by DonnaA on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Noisiest routing, on Jun 4, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 55 comments | 1478 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nick Beeson: The Volunteer

School was never really Nick Beeson's thing. But outside of the classroom, through community service, he found his drive....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jun 4, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 8 comments | 2769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Weekly's Story: Congrats, Class of 2015!

I'm so impressed with the Gunn class seniors who voted to NOT decorate their caps with college logos! What an EXCELLENT...

Original post made by Um, Really? on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jun 4, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 725 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Walgreens crash

Editors, Please advise why you took down photo and story of elderly driver crashing into midtown Walgreens. This is a...

Original post made by Gunn Mum on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jun 4, 2015 at 4:28 pm | 4 comments | 823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Class of '15 profiles: Taking the roads less traveled

It takes courage to walk to the beat of your own drum at any point in life, but perhaps particularly so during high school. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by thank you, on Jun 4, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 5637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn seniors celebrate empathy, connection, imperfection

On their black graduation caps, in student speeches and with each other, Gunn High School's Class of 2015 celebrated their...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Best Wishes, on Jun 4, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 3 comments | 5145 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bizaree crash Mon p..m. Embarcadero

Wed. South Bound El Camino drivers were not allowed to turn left onto Embarcadero; Galvez drivers not allowed on Embarcader;...

Original post made by chrisC on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Gunn mum, on Jun 4, 2015 at 8:46 am | 16 comments | 795 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Changes underway at hazardous Menlo intersection

A six-month trial of changes to the Alma Street-Ravenswood Avenue intersection starts this week, according to the city of...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by cross walker, on Jun 4, 2015 at 8:02 am | 9 comments | 4178 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Big changes afoot at San Antonio Center

A new round of large-scale demolition and construction is under way at San Antonio Center as part of a long-planned second...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 3, 2015 at 6:35 pm | 41 comments | 11590 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Parking problems brew at Philz Coffee

Parking is getting tight in Midtown, and the opening of a new cafe may make matters worse. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/21/shop-talk-parking-...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Move It!, on Jun 3, 2015 at 10:54 am | 14 comments | 3080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beyond the 5150

Sarah Gentile was shocked to find, in the midst of a crisis with her teenage son, that there are no hospital beds available...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Donna James, on Jun 3, 2015 at 10:14 am | 38 comments | 21201 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Exponential technologies will lead to a prosperous future AND improved environment

There is so much negative talk about scarcity and near doom among Palo Alto leaders. This fear mongering is not a harmless...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on May. 30, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 3, 2015 at 10:06 am | 4 comments | 652 Views

SPORTS

Vlahos steps down from Menlo College coaching position

==BI Of local note == Menlo College softball coach Michell Vlahos has resigned her position, effective June 30, citing family...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Employee, on Jun 3, 2015 at 12:11 am | 1 comment | 1853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto club soccer team falls in NorCal State Cup

==BI Of local note== The U18 Palo Alto Soccer Club team, PA 97B Blue, saw its season come to an end following a 3-2 loss...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Jun 2, 2015 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 2494 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Police body camera policy may let people request video deletion

Menlo Park may amend its police body camera policy to allow the deletion of videos with no investigative relevance upon request...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Bad Cop, No Donut, on Jun 2, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 615 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Auto burglar arrested after ramming detectives

A serial auto burglar who rammed a police car during a pursuit was arrested through a team effort by Los Altos, Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jun 2, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 8 comments | 3774 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Elderly man missing from Stanford Hospital

Palo Alto police are looking for an 84-year-old man who went missing from Stanford Hospital Monday afternoon after he was...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Not Surprised, on Jun 2, 2015 at 8:54 am | 4 comments | 582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's May Fete Parade to march Saturday

On Saturday, May 3, Palo Alto will hold its 92nd annual May Fete Children's Parade, which will begin downtown on the corner...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Katie, on Jun 1, 2015 at 7:16 pm | 5 comments | 4967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Breaking the mold with Middle College

High school isn't a great fit for everyone, with its 50-minute periods, hours of daily homework and smattering of school...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Another Middle College Parent, on Jun 1, 2015 at 5:26 pm | 18 comments | 3546 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Drought in CA should copy drought measures in Israel

Apart from conservation methods, this is what Israel has done. CA needs to copy the ideas of desalination and reusing gray...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 1, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 2 comments | 566 Views
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